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Folk customs on show

Folk customs on show

A toddler tries her hand on a metal drum at a folk custom event to mark the three-day Dragon Boat Festival in Shanghai’s Huangxing Park. Dragon and lion dance, dragon boat racing, cultural heritage exhibitions and folk customs demonstration are the highlight of the event, which ends today....

June 18, 2018, Monday


How judges decide fate of a film

How judges decide fate of a film

JIANG Wen, a renowned director and actor, led a group of judges of Jin Jue (Golden Goblet) Award of the 21st Shanghai International Film Festival (left) in a meeting with the press in the city yesterday. Asked ...

June 18, 2018, Monday


‘Mission’ to become financial center

‘Mission’ to become financial center

LI Qiang, Party secretary of Shanghai, yesterday said the city will speed up its efforts in building an international financial hub and a credit pilot zone in the Yangtze River Delta. Li was speaking ...

Tracy Li | June 15, 2018, Friday


City announces 3-year shipping hub plan

City announces 3-year shipping hub plan

SHANGHAI Transportation Commission has announced a three-year plan to improve the city’s handling capacity at airports and cruise terminals as it aims to become a global shipping center by 2020. The ...

Xu Lingchao | June 15, 2018, Friday


Shanghai issues over 500 green cards in 2 months

Shanghai issues over 500 green cards in 2 months

MORE than 500 applicants in Shanghai have received their Chinese green cards over the past two months — almost as many as those issued in a year’s time — as China strives to improve its service efficiency. Shanghai ...

Chen Huizhi | June 15, 2018, Friday


Drink vendor with robotic arm a first for city

Drink vendor with robotic arm a first for city

SHANGHAI’S first robotically enhanced cafe and cocktail bar has been given the go-ahead to operate by the Huangpu District market authorities. At Ratio, located inside the K11 shopping center, customers ...

Hu Min | June 15, 2018, Friday


Jail for man who harassed girl online

Jail for man who harassed girl online

A man who made online sexual threats against a 12-year-old girl has been sentenced to one year and nine months in prison for harassment, prosecutors in Jiading District announced yesterday. The man was ...

Li Qian | June 15, 2018, Friday


Three dead in Pudong knife attack

Three dead in Pudong knife attack

THREE people died and six others were injured in an incident which took place in Pudong on Wednesday evening, police said yesterday. One of those dead was the alleged attacker, a 44-year-old man suranmed ...

Chen Huizhi | June 15, 2018, Friday


Overhead eyesores come down

Overhead eyesores come down

OVER 50 kilometers of overhead cables are in the process of being pulled down, said Shanghai Housing and Urban-Rural Development Commission yesterday. This effort is part of a citywide campaign to remove ...

Xu Lingchao | June 15, 2018, Friday


Downpours predicted for Dragon Boat and beyond

Downpours predicted for Dragon Boat and beyond

HEAVY rains will hit the city next week as plum rain season looms, weather authorities say. Friday is set to be cloudy, with a high temperature reaching 30 degrees. Skies will be cloudy to overcast over ...

Li Qian | June 15, 2018, Friday




 

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